Have fun Dad this Father’s Day by giving him the present of affection. A sentimental photograph printed on canvas turns a phenomenal second right into a particular addition to your own home decor. End off the canvas with a this craft DIY handmade body to additional personalize your present. Hey, you’re by no means too previous to offer Dad one thing handmade!
- Photo Canvas (like this one we had printed by Tiny Prints)
- three/four″ (or bigger) x 1″ wooden trim
- Wooden glue
- Nail gun (or small hammer and nail)
- Polyurethane end
- ninety/forty five diploma protractor
1. Reduce trim right down to four items if not already reduce down. Guarantee items are bigger than the edges of the canvas. Lay them out across the canvas
2. To measure and make a forty five diploma angle across the body, begin with one aspect of the canvas and mark on the wooden the ends of the canvas and ends of the place the opposite items of wooden hit the piece you’re engaged on. From these factors, use your straight edge protractor to attract your forty five diploma angle.
three. Noticed off the top of the wooden at your forty five diploma angle. Repeat for the opposite aspect.
four. Repeat steps 2 and three for all of the items of the wooden till they’re reduce right down to measurement.
5. Place your forty five diploma angle ends collectively across the body and ensure they match up. Make changes to measurements or angles as wanted.
6. As soon as the edges able to be hooked up to the canvas, sand down the sides and angle cuts to eliminate any splinters.
7. Lay your sides in place tightly towards the body.
eight. Use wooden glue the place your angles meet to they may adhere to one another if you set the body.
9. Connect the wooden body sides across the canvas with a nail gun or hammer and nails. Nail by means of the canvas to connect the edges. Let the wooden glue dry up as soon as the body is about. (aspect notice- this canvas is hard and undoubtedly withstands all the person dealing with that goes into this undertaking! So long as you don’t nail by way of the photograph a part of the canvas, no want to fret on the subject of utilizing a nail gun round this factor!)
10. When the wooden glue is dry, tape off the canvas and apply a skinny layer of end to the body with a brush. Let dry based on the directions on the again of the bottle/ can of end.
When your body is completed you possibly can add a bracket to the again if you wish to grasp it on the wall, use a command strip to hold, or simply let the body stand freely on a shelf. Wrap up and provides to Dad on Father’s Day!